March 14, 2014 meeting transcript

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FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION MEETING via CONFERENCE CALL
March 14, 2014

This meeting will take place by telephone conference call.

The public may listen to the discussion on speakerphone by coming to the Commission Office at the Department of Fish and Wildlife headquarters, Natural Resources Building, 5th Floor, 1111 Washington Street SE, Olympia or one of the Regional Offices. If you plan to come to one of the offices to listen to the conference call please contact Commission staff at 360-902-2267 so we can ensure adequate space is available.

FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014

8:30 A.M.

Call To Order

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A. Petitions to Change Rules - Decision
The Commission will formally consider two separate petitions for changes to rulemaking pursuant to RCW 34.05.330:

  • Naselle River (LaPierre)

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    Staff Report: Steve Thiesfeld, Region 6 Fish Program Manager

    - Petition - PDF Format (470 Kb)
    - Summary - PDF Format (124 Kb)

  • Zostera Japonica, Eel Grass (Kavanaugh)

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    Staff Report: Lisa Veneroso, Assistant Director, Habitat Program

    - Petition - PDF Format (16 Kb)
    - Summary - PDF Format (181 Kb)

B. Puget Sound Clam and Oyster Seasons Decision

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Department staff will request approval on proposed season changes to 20 public beaches.

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Staff Report: Rich Childers, Puget Sound Shellfish Manager

C. Oyster Drill Location Designation - Decision

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Department staff will request approval on designating tideland areas infested with Japanese Oyster drills.

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Staff Report: Rich Childers, Puget Sound Shellfish Manager

D. Triploid Trout Stocking Plan - Briefing and Decision

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Department staff will present the proposed 2014 triploid trout stocking plan for Commission consideration and final adoption.

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Staff Report: Chris Donley, Inland Fish Manager

E. General Discussion

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Commissioners and the Director will discuss recent activities and items of interest.

Contact the Fish and Wildlife Commission Office for further information:
Phone 360-902-2267
Email: commission@dfw.wa.gov